Kris Tinkle by. Aram Fresh

[Amazing how well Kris’ facial expression is captured with so few lines]

Kris Tinkle by. Aram Fresh

[Amazing how well Kris’ facial expression is captured with so few lines]

Wednesday Comedy Highlights (4/20/2011)

Griffin Daley and Co @ The Purple Onion. 140 Columbus Ave. SF. 8 PM. 21+. $10. Brendan Lynch, Brian King, Justin Harrison, Lydia Popovich and headliner Emily Heller. Hosted by Griffin Daley. [North Beach Comedy, Potent Line Up.]

420 Comedy Smoke-Tacular @ the San Jose Improv. 62 S. 2nd St. San Jose. 7 PM. $12. 18+. 2 Drink Minimum. Featuring Kris Tinkle, Conor Kellicutt, Rob F. Martinez, Dan R. Wilson, and Danny Acosta. Hosted by Kevin O’Shea. [No garnish needed for this one]

Sylvan Productions Open-Mic @ Dirty Trix. 408 Clement St. SF. 9 PM.

Open Mic @ Senzala. 250 East Java Drive. Sunnyvale. Sign-Ups: 9:15. Show: 9:30-12:30. Hosted by. Imran G. 

High-Larious Blue Room @ The Stud. 9th & Harrison St. 9 PM. Free. Featuring Mike Spiegelman, Duat Mai, Dan Edwards, Kristee Ono, Susan Maletta and more. Hosted by David Hawkins and Kelly Anneken

Ladies Night at the Brainwash. Hosted by Kristee Ono. Sign Ups: 7:30. Show: 8ish. 

The Business @ Dark Room Theater. 2263 Mission Street. $5. 8 PM. Featuring Chris Garcia, Bucky Sinister, Sean Keane, Alex Koll and guests: Jake Weisman, Dave Ross and Shawn Pearlman.

Ignore that other, number-based occasion going on this Wednesday and roll to The Dark Room to help us celebrate our huge deuce! The Business turns two this week and we couldn’t be prouder of our little trainwreck. In honor of this new leaf, we’ve got a roster that’s packed hella fat. We’ve imported three strains of kind buds from LA to perform for you, as well as the dank home-grown shit you know and love.

From the finest clubs… in Los Angeles:

Jake Weisman is a comedian and storyteller. He loves cats and podcasts, and he has two of each. One of his podcasts, The Morning After…Podcast, is about pornography, and it recently won Punchline Magazine’s 2010 Best New Comedy Podcast of the Year award. Just to remind you, he loves cats.

Dave Ross is a stand-up comedian and the creator of the wildly successful Holy F*ck comedy show. He performs regularly at renowned shows and clubs across California, including What’s Up Tiger Lily? and the Hollywood Improv. His comedy career began as a radio DJ at KRZR in Fresno, but he quickly decided to leave and make less money standing on stages. He’s smiley as hell and probably likes you.

Shawn Pearlman is from Los Angeles, CA (where nobody is from). In his hometown, he has performed at Comedy Death Ray at UCB, Largo at the Coronet, the Hollywood Improv, and that’s all. Just kidding, other places too! He is never homesick.

And keeping it local we have the Businessmen selection: Alex, Sean, Chris and Bucky. Plus a special video premiere from Chris!

While other shows going on this Wednesday may offer you a free “medical” gift, we still believe laughter is the best medicine you can get without having to pay a fake doctor to give you a state-recognized identification card. All you need to get our goods is five on it. And if you get the munchies, we are surrounded by burritos.

Wednesday Night Comedy @ Masses Sports Bar and Grill. 2721 North Main St. Walnut Creek. 9 PM. 21+. No Cover. Featuring Howard Stone, Cory Loykasek, Grant Lyon, Andy Peters and headliner Frankie Quiñones. Hosted by Greg Asdourian.

Munday Comedy News (4/18/2011)

Comedy Gallery @ 111 Minna St. San Francisco. 7 PM. 21+. $10. Featuring Baron Vaughn, Kris Tinkle, Janine Brito, Brendan Lynch, Jules Posner and host Joe Gorman. Surrounded by the work of Ameen Belbahri and Leslie Winchester. [I saw Baron Vaughan last night, and I nearly suffered chronic asphyxiation. You have to see this guy.]

Marga’s Funny Mondays @ The Marsh. 2120 Allston Way. Berkeley, CA. 8 PM. $10. (WOOF). Featuring Special Guests Liz Grant, Sandy Stec, Anthony Hill, TJ Kelsall and host Marga Gomez. (More Information Link)

Deco Open Mic. 510 Larkin. SF. 7-9 PM. Contact tony.koester at gmail dot com for bookings. [Watch Tony gush and Ivan blush]

Nick’s Crispy Taco/The Rouge Open Mic with Travis Curry and Tony Sparks. 1500 Broadway. SF. Sign Ups: 9:00. Show: 9:30. Free [but buy some tacos].

Club Deluxe. 1511 Haight St. SF. 9:00 PM. $5. [8th Anniversary Show].

SFCC @ The Purple Onion. 140 Columbus Ave. SF. 7 PM. $6. 18+ Featuring the up and comers of the San Francisco Comedy College.

Nutty Monday’s Open Mic and Showcase @ The Stony Inn. 1320 Del Paso Blvd. Sacramento. Hosted by: Tristan Johnson. 

Upcoming Show ~ 4/18/2011 : Comedy Gallery @ 111 Minna St. San Francisco. 7 PM. 21+. $10. Featuring Baron Vaughn, Kris Tinkle, Janine Brito, Brendan Lynch, Jules Posner and host Joe Gorman. Surrounded by the work of Ameen Belbahri and Leslie Winchester

[Pumped to the Max].

Upcoming Show ~ 4/18/2011 : Comedy Gallery @ 111 Minna St. San Francisco. 7 PM. 21+. $10. Featuring Baron Vaughn, Kris Tinkle, Janine Brito, Brendan Lynch, Jules Posner and host Joe Gorman. Surrounded by the work of Ameen Belbahri and Leslie Winchester

[Pumped to the Max].

Kris Tinkle

Alex Koll and Kris Tinkle by. Aram Fresh

[I want to see this serialized in a slew of comic book strips]

Alex Koll and Kris Tinkle by. Aram Fresh

[I want to see this serialized in a slew of comic book strips]

Kris Tinkle

Kris Tinkle

Kris Tinkle

It’s Tinkle Time! (Prototype)

It’s Tinkle Time! (Prototype)